Mercury barometers contain the toxic metal mercury and should be managed using the options here for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) in York County. Aneroid barometers contain no mercury and may be disposed of in your regular garbage. Regardless of the type, if your barometer still works, look for a place to donate it first.
Residential vehicle fluids such as antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline, hydraulic fluid, motor oil (and used oil filters that contain motor oil), transmission fluid and windshield washer fluid contain toxic, and in some cases, flammable chemicals. Never dump automotive fluids down a household or storm drain or into the ground. Click here to view options to […]
Aerosol cans can contain a variety of materials. Aerosol cans that contain household hazardous waste (HHW) such as household cleaners or insecticides, should be disposed of using the guidelines provided here. Aerosol cans that contain non-hazardous materials such as latex paint or cooking spray, should be bagged tightly to prevent leakage and placed in your […]
Some adhesives, epoxies and glues contain solvents, plastics and preservatives which could pose a health hazard. Read the label on the container to determine if the adhesive you want to dispose of has these qualities. If it does not, place it in the regular garbage. If it does, click here to view options to manage […]